Jews Step Forward – Panel Discussion

Jews-Step-Forward

A partnership event with Pax Christi and Justice & Peace (Leeds Diocese) THE PANEL John Battle (Chair) is the former MP for Leeds West and Chair of the Diocese of Leeds Justice & Peace Commission. He is a long-time campaigner against poverty and injustice, supporter of Palestine, and now focused on local issues. Pat Gaffney is … Read more

Conversation About Annemarie Jacir

AMJ speaker event

  Saeed Taji Farouky in conversation with Catriona Mahmoud We are delighted to be celebrating the work of the acclaimed Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir this year. Deepen your appreciation of her two successful dramas in our programme – When I Saw You and Wajib – by tuning in to this conversation about her work. Saeed … Read more

Palestine Underground / Made in Palestine / Colors of Resistance

Creative Eyes Film Bundle

Palestine Underground Director: Jessica Kelly Release year: 2018 Length: 27 mins Available: Worldwide The Palestinian music scene, including techno DJs, hip hop producers and rappers, refuses to dwindle. Explore the flourishing underground music scene in Occupied Palestinian Territory, the West Bank. These Palestinian artists are blossoming in their creativity despite enforced constraints from the Israeli … Read more

As Seen By Annemarie Jacir

Annemarie Jacir

Annemarie Jacir was born in Bethlehem and has been working in independent cinema since 1998. Her 2003 short film, Like Twenty Impossibles, was the first Arab short to be officially selected for Cannes; her 2008 feature Salt of This Sea was the first from a Palestinian woman. Both it and 2012’s award-winning When I Saw … Read more